Social Worker - Licensed
Company: HCR ManorCare
Posted on: September 14, 2018
HCR Manor Care provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. The Social Worker is responsible to provide medically related social work services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. In return for your expertise, you will enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.
3081 - Heartland Health Care Center - Moline, Illinois Two years of social work supervised experience working directly with geriatric clients in a health care setting, desirable.
Job Specific Details: Social Worker Responsibilities
? Identifies cognitive impairments, signs of mood problems, and psychosocial needs and follows-up as needed
? Communicates effectively with the interdisciplinary team, residents/patients, families, and community agencies
? Maintains accurate and timely documentation which complies with federal/state regulations, HCR ManorCare
Corporate policy, and specific center practices, including, but not limited to, Advanced Directives, Minimum Data
Set, Social Service History and Assessment, Raps, Care Plans, Social Service Progress Notes, Behavior
Tracking, monitoring of cognitive and psychosocial changes, PASARR and Discharge Planning documentation,
and psych services.
? Supports each resident?s/patient?s right to self-determination; Documents resident/patient refusal of services
offered; Informs resident/patient of any therapeutic alternatives to the refused service; Involves others, as
appropriate, to help educate the resident/patient about the alternatives.
? Facilitates communication among resident/patient, family and interdisciplinary team members aimed at provision
of risk/benefit information to support informed decision-making
? Coordinates interdisciplinary team care conferences
? Makes appropriate referrals to other consultants, community agencies, or Center departments in order to facilitate
the resident?s/patient?s maximum use of resources, and to promote the resident?s/patient?s increased level of
? Provides assistance with the resident?s/patient?s admission to assure a smooth transition; Contacts the new
resident/patient and/or family as needed to ensure that needs are being met and that difficulties are being
? Informs resident/patient, family, or legal representative of Medicare/Medicaid program benefits and assists with
application for these alternative funding programs for nursing home care.
? Encourages resident autonomy by promoting attendance at patient council meetings.
? Advises resident/patient of his/her right to vote, and provides assistance with voting, if requested.
? Provides orientation and in-service training, as directed by the Administrator, to nursing home personnel
regarding resident/patient rights, advanced directives and limited treatment practices, and the social/emotional
needs of the aged and/or disabled, and behavior management guidelines and documentation.
? Liaison with consultant psych professionals
? Coordinates work of department with work of other departments.
? Attends and participates in staff meetings and other center meetings and sits on required committees.
? Assists in developing and updating departmental procedures and policies.
? Follows HCR ManorCare Policies and Procedures manual.
? Participates in department budget planning and supplies monthly report to Administrator upon request.
? Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.
? FA0051 - Bachelor?s degree in Social Work required; Current Social Work license required.
? FA0050 - High School diploma required; Bachelor?s degree in Social Work or a Human Services field desirable.
? FA0056 ? Master of Social Work required
? Two years of social work supervised experience working directly with geriatric clients in a health care setting,
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